Kieran Thorpe

Phone: (03) 532796174
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Psychology


  • MSc (Psych)
  • GDipPsych
  • BHealthSc

Teaching areas

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Human Behaviour
  • Autism
  • Research Supervision

Professional associations

  • Member, Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • Member, International Wellbeing Group
  • Member, Australian Centre for Quality of Life

Research interests

Kieran Thorpe is a lecturer in psychology at Federation University Australia. Kieran’s research expertise is in the field of subjective wellbeing and quality of life. More specifically, his research examines the happiness of Australians’ through the lens of autism. Given that improving wellbeing is an important treatment outcome of many psychological and social services, it is evident that understanding the subjective wellbeing of people with autism is needed to identify individualised support needs.

Research interests include

  • Subjective wellbeing
  • Quality of life
  • Autism and ADHD
  • Depression